Aphorisms and Proverbs
Fred R Shapiro
|ISBN:||0300107986 9780300107982 9780300107982|
|描述：||xxiv, 1067 pages : portraits ; 25 cm|
|内容：||Advertising slogans --
Anonymous (Latin) --
Film lines --
Folk and anonymous songs --
Modern proverbs --
Nursery rhymes --
Political slogans --
Radio catchphrases --
|責任：||edited by Fred R. Shapiro ; foreword by Joseph Epstein.|
Contains more than 12,000 famous quotations, arranged alphabetically. This volume focuses on American quotations and its inclusion of items not only from literary and historical sources but also from popular culture, sports, computers, science, politics, law, and the social sciences.
The Best Quotations Reference
評論者是 jb5911 (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2006-11-13)
A good quotations collection will give the definitive wording of quotations, provide information as to the quotations' sources and eliminate spurious sources, and be interesting enough to read or browse in its own right, even when no particular quotation is sought. The Yale Book of Quotations does all...
But Who Said It First? And What Exactly Did They Say?
評論者是 WKW (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2006-12-23)
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